Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Theology: learning; teaching; research

As one of the leading theological departments in the UK we enjoy an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

We offer a range of stimulating courses reflecting academic expertise in areas including philosophy of religion and ethics, Christian theology and culture, biblical studies, religious history, Islam and Judaism.

Simon Oliver, Head of Department

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Holger Zellentin awarded Leverhulme Prize

Holger Zellentin, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize in the latest round.

New Featured Video

New video available to view now - What is a Gospel with Tom O'Loughlin. Many people, whether they are Christians or not, think they know what the gospels contain, the kind of documents they are, and their purpose. This seminar argues that these are more complex questions that we commonly imagine...

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Faculty of Arts postgraduate open day

Learn more about our extensive range of masters and research courses available in the Faculty of Arts

Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe Conference

06 - 07/12/2014
University of Nottingham (NG7 2RD)
The 8th annual conference of Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe, co-hosted by the Institute for Medieval Research, University of Nottingham, and the Homo Debilis Creative Unit, University of Bremen. Call for papers deadline 15 August 2014.

Ephiphanies of the Divine in the Septuagint and the New Testament: Mutual Perspectives

14 - 17/05/2015
University of Nottingham
The Centre for Bible, Ethics and Theology will be hosting the 5th international symposium of the Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti in May 2014.

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Department of Theology and Religious Studies

University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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